at the Mina Santa Brigida — described as a ghost town, some of the structures date back nearly 500 years. It was surreal driving out here and wandering through ruins of a completely abandoned city. Even the nearby "modern" city of San Pedro de los Pozos has only 2,000 people (up from only 200 in the 1950s), but in the late 1800s there were over 70,000 people…
Mexico is a land filled with secrets and surprises, a beautiful chaos tirelessly defying expectations.
while Guanajuato was surprisingly more touristy than I expected, I did love the random alleys and passages, as well as the inexplicable sculptures haunting the small town.
In the romantic chaos of twisting turning streets, it's very easy to get lost in Guanajuato– where you can also get lost vertically, you'll find yourself asking, "is my street up or down from here?" –sometimes roads connect only through hidden stairwells in a byzantine underbelly of alleys and literal underground passages.
"what are you going to do today?" I'm not going to do anything today!
I'd have to wait another week to watch the new Captain America movie, but here in Mexico I get to watch Capitan America ahora mismo! I'll only spoil it for you in Spanish
staring off into space wondering where to go next
In the midst of a magical San Miguel de Allende evening, I think this mariachi band was serenading a taco stand
We need more spiral-staircases that go straight to the roof